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Table 2.15. Changes in Total Fish Catch in the Antarctic Region from 1991-92 to 1995-96

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Total Catch (metric tons)
Species 1991--92 1992--93 1993--94 1994--95 1995--96
Krill 288 546 88 776 83 818 118 714 -
Finfish 11 062 5 751 1 853 12 933 -
Antarctic crabs - 299 0 0 79c

Sources:
CCAMLR (1993, 1995); United Kingdom (1995).
Notes:
a. Data are for the region as defined by the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR).
b. Includes the main finfish species, Dissostichus eleginoides, Champsocephalus gunnari, and Electrona carlsbergi.
c. Represents the catch between 1 September 1995, when the fishery started, and 10 October 1995.